Rating:
2 votes

Broad Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

BH Photo #115005

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete pony truss bridge over Comanche Creek on Broad Street in Mason
Location
Mason, Mason County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Programmed to be bypassed and preserved for pedestrian use with contract to be let August 2015.
History
Built 1918 by the Alamo Construction Co.
Builder
- Alamo Construction Co. of San Antonio, Texas
Design
Concrete howe pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.75268, -99.23136   (decimal degrees)
30°45'10" N, 99°13'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/477855/3402216 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Purdy Hill
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 141570B00300001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 36691 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2016)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 27.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
400

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 7, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge to be bypassed.
  • February 2, 2012: Updated by W Schutz: Noted two simple truss spans
  • June 10, 2008: New photos from Historic American Engineering Record

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